LYON COUNTY COMMISSION MINUTES DECEMBER 5, 2013

LYON COUNTY COMMISSION MINUTES
DECEMBER 5, 2013

The Board of Lyon County Commissioners met in Action Session at 8:00 a.m. in the Commission Chambers with the following people in attendance:
Rollie Martin, Chairman                                                     Dan Slater, Commissioner
Tammy Vopat, County Clerk                                            Marc Goodman, County Counselor
Dan Williams, County Controller

*Scott A. Briggs, Vice Chairman attending the Commission on Emergency Planning and Response meeting in Topeka, Kansas.

Others attending part of the meeting:
Mike Halleran, Asst. Co. Counselor                                   Brandy Nance, Gazette Reporter
Chuck Samples, KVOE Reporter

Call to Order / Pledge of Allegiance

Motion: To Approve the Agenda as presented.                                               Martin/Slater 2-0

Motion: To Approve the Consent Agenda as follows:                                     Slater/Martin 2-0
a. Approve the Minutes of the 11-27-2013 meeting.
b. Approve Warrants Payable 12-6-2013 in the amount of $70,762.44.
c. Approve Payroll Payable 12-6-2013 in the amount of $225,918.37.
d. Approve Payroll Withholdings Payable 12-6-2013 in the amount of
$167,162.26.
e. Approve sending Sam Seeley to the University of Kansas Certified Public
Manager Training for 2014 and pay the $2,900.00 registration from the 2014
budgeted Fund 010-15-7164.

Reports

Commissioner Martin:
• Monday I attended the Master Gardener’s Annual meeting.
• I attended the JEDAC meeting on Tuesday.
• Wednesday I attended the Joint Lyon County/Newman Regional Hospital luncheon.
• I attended the Lyon County Extension Annual meeting last evening.
• I will participate in an interview for the CEO for Newman Regional Hospital.
• Commission will not meet on Wednesday for a Study Session next week.

Commissioner Slater:
• I attended the Master Gardener’s Annual meeting.
• I will also participate in the interview for the Newman Regional Hospital CEO. I also attended the Joint Lyon County/Newman Regional Hospital luncheon.

Dan Williams:
• We are starting the year end process.
• Month end reports look good.
• I attended the Lyon County Extension Annual meeting last evening.
• Employee 3% COLA pay increases will be implemented on the third pay period in January.

Tammy Vopat:
• Last evening I attended the Lyon County Extension Annual meeting to administer the Oath of Office for the newly elected officers.
• We are scheduled to start training on our electronic poll books next month.

Marc Goodman:
• I attended the JEDAC meeting on Tuesday.
• Wednesday I attended the Joint luncheon for Lyon County and Newman Regional Health.
• Meeting with RDA Finance Committee today.
• RDA meeting moved to Monday at 7:00 a.m.

Motion: To Approve the Commission signing the Agreement for the US-50 Access Management Plan with the Kansas Department of Transportation. Project numbers (K) 50-56 KA – 3537-01.
Note: Counselor Goodman noted this is approved as to form and content. Commissioner Slater noted this will accommodate growth
                                                                                                                                Martin/Slater 2-0

Motion: To Approve the Commission signing a Lease Agreement with the State of Kansas for the Emporia Parole Office in the Courthouse.
Note: Counselor Goodman noted this is approved as to form and content.
                                                                                                                                 Slater/Martin 2-0

Motion: To Amend the Agenda to add a Public Comment session.               Martin/Slater 2-0

Public Comment: no one present.

Motion: To move to Legal Executive Session with Commissioners, Marc Goodman and Mike Halleran, to return at 9:00 a.m.
Martin/Slater 2-0
Meeting reconvened at 9:00 a.m. with request for an extension, to return at 9:20 a.m.
Meeting reconvened at 9:20 a.m. with information and direction.

Motion: To Adjourn at 9:23 a.m.                                                                        Martin/Slater 2-0

There being no further business before the Board, the next Action Session will take place on December 12, 2013. No Study Session.

Attest: Affirm:

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Tammy Vopat                 Rollie Martin, Chairman
Lyon County Clerk         Lyon County Commission

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